Appendix B

Biographical Sketches

BERT F. GREEN, JR. (Chair), is professor of psychology at Johns Hopkins University. He received a Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton University in 1951 and spent the next 10 years as a staff member of the Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, working on human factors problems. Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1969, Green was head of the psychology department at Carnegie Mellon University. He is past president of the Psychometric Society (1965-1966) and from 1971 to 1978 served as editor of its journal, Psychometrika. He has also been active in the American Psychological Association, serving as president of the Division of Evaluation and Measurement and as chair of the Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessments. From 1984-1987 he served on the Department of Defense's National Advisory Panel on Military Testing.

JERALD G. BACHMAN is program director at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He also serves on the advisory boards of the University of Kansas Achievement Placement Project and of the Evaluation and Training Institute. Bachman has been a member of the Executive Council of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society and has been principal investigator for two nationwide, longitudinal surveys of American youth. He received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.



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Performance Assessment for the Workplace Appendix B Biographical Sketches BERT F. GREEN, JR. (Chair), is professor of psychology at Johns Hopkins University. He received a Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton University in 1951 and spent the next 10 years as a staff member of the Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, working on human factors problems. Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1969, Green was head of the psychology department at Carnegie Mellon University. He is past president of the Psychometric Society (1965-1966) and from 1971 to 1978 served as editor of its journal, Psychometrika. He has also been active in the American Psychological Association, serving as president of the Division of Evaluation and Measurement and as chair of the Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessments. From 1984-1987 he served on the Department of Defense's National Advisory Panel on Military Testing. JERALD G. BACHMAN is program director at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He also serves on the advisory boards of the University of Kansas Achievement Placement Project and of the Evaluation and Training Institute. Bachman has been a member of the Executive Council of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society and has been principal investigator for two nationwide, longitudinal surveys of American youth. He received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Performance Assessment for the Workplace V. JON BENTZ retired in 1985 from Sears, Roebuck and Company after 35 years as director of Psychological Research and Services. He was also a member of the Evaluation Committee of the National Manpower Commission and served on the Board of Directors of the National Assessment of Education Progress. He has been a senior fellow with the Center for Creative Leadership and serves on the advisory boards of two research foundations. Bentz received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Ohio State University. LLOYD BOND is professor at the School of Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He was a personnel specialist and labor arbitrator for the General Motors Corporation and was on the staff of the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. He has served as a consultant to the National Urban League and was a member of the Department of Defense's National Advisory Panel on Military Testing, the American Psychological Association 's committee to develop revised technical standards for educational and psychological testing, and several advisory committees of the Educational Testing Service. Bond received both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from Johns Hopkins University. RICHARD V.L. COOPER is an economist with Ernst & Young in Chicago. Previously he was partner in charge of the Economics Studies Group for Coopers & Lybrand, and he has worked with the Department of Defense as director on a manpower policies project. He was also director of the Defense Manpower Research Program at the Rand Corporation from 1972 to 1979. He received an M.A. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. RICHARD DANZIG is partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins, Washington, D.C., and visiting professor of law at Georgetown Law School. He has served as principal deputy assistant secretary of defense (manpower, reserve affairs, and logistics) and has been on the faculty at both Harvard and Stanford Schools of Law. Danzig received a J.D. from the Yale Law School and a Ph.D. from Oxford University. FRANK J. LANDY is professor of psychology at the Pennsylvania State University. He received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Bowling Green University. Landy has conducted research in Sweden and has been a NATO senior lecturer in human factors. He has served as associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology and international editor of the Journal of Occupational Psychology. His research interests include the psychology of work behavior and the measurement of work performance. ROBERT L. LINN is professor of education at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His research is directed at applied and theoretical problems in

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Performance Assessment for the Workplace educational and psychological measurement. He is a former president of the Division of Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics of the American Psychological Association, former president of the National Council on Measurement in Education, and former vice president of the American Educational Research Association for the Division of Measurement and Research Methodology. He has served as editor of the Journal of Educational Measurement and was vice chair of the committee that developed the 1985 standards for educational and psychological testing. He received an M.A. degree in psychology and a Ph.D. degree in psychological measurement from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. JOHN W. ROBERTS, USAF (ret.) received a B.S. degree from Mankato State Teachers College and an M.S. degree from the George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the National War College. As well as serving as a command pilot, General Roberts served in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, as deputy director of personnel planning and as director, personnel plans. In 1973 he became deputy chief of staff, personnel, and in 1975 the commander of Air Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. DONALD B. RUBIN is professor and chair of the Department of Statistics at Harvard University. From 1971 to 1984 he worked at the Educational Testing Service. During that time he was also visiting lecturer in the departments of statistics and applied statistics at Harvard University, Princeton University, and the University of California at Berkeley. He has also been on the faculties of the University of Minnesota and the University of Chicago. Rubin has been a member of the board of directors of the American Statistical Association, as well as coordinating editor and applications editor of The Journal of the American Statistical Association. He received an M.A. in computer science and a Ph.D. in statistics from Harvard University. MADY WECHSLER SEGAL is associate professor of sociology at the University of Maryland and faculty affiliate of the Women's Studies Program and the Center for International Security Studies at Maryland. She has been a guest scientist at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, a visiting professor at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and has served as chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the U.S. Army Research Institute's Army Family Research Program. Her research focuses on military women and military families. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. RICHARD J. SHAVELSON is dean of the Graduate School of Education and professor of research methods in the Department of Education at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also past president of the

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Performance Assessment for the Workplace American Educational Research Association. He conducts research in the areas of social science measurement methods, psychometrics, and related policy issues. His most recent measurement research involves the development of performance assessments in mathematics and science education and their evaluation along psychometric, cost, and social impact lines. He has a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Stanford University. HAROLD P. VAN COTT is principal staff officer and study director for the Committee on Human Factors of the National Research Council. He has a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of North Carolina. Previously, he has been vice president of the Essex Corporation; division director at the National Bureau of Standards; and chief scientist at BioTechnology, Inc. ALEXANDRA K. WIGDOR, study director of the Committee on the Performance of Military Personnel, is director of the Division on Education, Training, and Employment in the social sciences commission of the National Research Council. Her previous work as an NRC staff officer has included a study evaluating performance appraisal and merit pay for the federal pay system (1991), a study of the General Aptitude Test Battery (1989), and a 1982 study on ability testing. Trained as a historian, her research interests now include human performance assessment, the legal and social dimensions of psychological testing, and the development of government policy on testing and selection. HAROLD WOOL received an M.S.S. from the New School for Social Research and a Ph.D. from American University, both in economics. He served as director of manpower procurement, policy and research at the Department of Defense and also as director of the Office of Research under the assistant secretary of labor for policy, evaluation and research. Wool has also been program director for energy manpower research at The Conference Board. He has also conducted projects for the National Commission for Employment Policy, the National Science Foundation, and the Human Resources Research Office.